Today as the official negotiations continue in preparation for the upcoming Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development–also known as the Rio+20 Earth Summit–KPFK’s Sojourner Truth show interviewed Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) Executive Director Anne Petermann, who is on the ground in Rio about the Rio+20 summit, which starts on 20 June, as well as the alternative Peoples’ Summit, which starts on 15 June.
To listen to the 15 minute interview, click here: Rio+20 interview with GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann on KPFK
Global Justice Ecology Project will be in Rio to report on and campaign around both the official UN meetings and the alternative Peoples’ Summmit, from 15 June to 23 June. Stay tuned to this blog for daily news and reports. Beginning Tuesday, 19 June GJEP will be partnering with the Sojourner Truth show to provide daily interviews on the events in Rio.
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This week’s Earth Segment featured GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussing the new synthetic biology lab that is scheduled to be built in Richmond, California, and the concerns about this extreme genetic engineering technology.
To listen to the segment, go to the link below and scroll to minute 8:40.
KPFK Earth Segment Jan 26, 2012
For more on the proposed Synthetic Biology lab in Richmond, see our previous blog post: http://climate-connections.org/2012/01/26/genetic-engineering-gets-extreme-now-comes-synthetic-genetic-modification/
Global Justice Ecology Project partners with Margaret Prescod’s Sojourner Truth show on KPFK–Pacifica Los Angeles radio show for a weekly Earth Minute on Tuesdays and a weekly 12 minute Earth Segment every Thursday.
Listen to this week’s Earth Minute with Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project, which focuses on the nuclear nightmare in Japan as a potentially worse catastrophe than Chernobyl.
Click here to listen
Fiu Mataese Elisara, the Executive Director of Ole Siosiomaga Society
Incorporated (OLSSI) in Samoa was interviewed TODAY (in Brussels,
Belgium) by Los Angeles’s KPFK Pacifica radio on the Sojourner Truth
show hosted by Margaret Prescod.
Earlier today Fiu chaired a meeting with Members of the European
Parliament in Brussels. This was the last stop of a Genetically
Engineered Trees and Bionergy tour sponsored by Global Forest
Coalition, Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch and Friends of
the Earth. Fiu arrived in Brussels this morning after attending the
UN Climate talks in Bonn, Germany.
Click here to listen
Fiu also is Chairperson of the Board for Global Forest Coalition and
and is a participant with Global Justice Ecology Project’s New Voices
on Climate Change.
Global Justice Ecology Project has partnered with KPFK’s Sojourner
Truth show on two weekly segments: we write and record an Earth Minute
that airs on Tuesdays and we provide people for 12 minute interviews
for an environmental segment every Thursday.
To listen to the whole hour-long Sojourner Truth show, go to KPFK archives
http://archive.kpfk.org/parchive/ and scroll down to the Sojourner
Truth with Margaret Prescod. Fiu is interviewed about 35 minutes into